Unlimited Overs

A Season of Midlife Cricket

Roger Morgan-Grenville



ISBN: 9781846892929

PUBLICATION DATE: April 17, 2019

CATEGORY: Gifts, Humour and Art

BINDING: Hardback

EXTENT: 216 pages

Also available as: Ebook

The secret of Roger Morgan Grenville's book is the charming way in which he observes people and life through the medium of cricket. It is both a love letter to cricket and an inspiring manifesto for doing things simply because you still can, in spite of sporting incompetence and midlife demons. The characters, the anticipation and planning, the mid-match tea, the post-match drinks, the countryside and, of course, the weather are all brought to life. If your cricketing days are numbered, this book will bring the memories flooding back and may even have you out swinging the bat again next season!

Above all, it is the uplifting story of friendship among a team of not-very-good players who find enough moments of near brilliance to remind them why they love the game of cricket.


Meet the author Roger Morgan-Grenville

Roger Morgan-Grenville was a soldier in the Royal Green Jackets for nine years, during which time he served on five continents, and led the first expedition to successfully retrace Shackleton’s extraordinary journey across the island of South Georgia. His principal career as manager of a kitchenware company reflects his passion for food, and he was also a founder, and first head fund raiser, for the charity Help for Heroes. He once appeared on Mastermind with the specialist subject Flanders and Swann, without ever troubling the second round. He is a passionate, but talentless, cricketer, and co-founder of the White Hunter Cricket Club, the subject of his books Not Our First Ball and Unlimited Overs. Roger is married and has two sons.